Jake Arrieta returning to form will be a major key for 2019 Phillies success

Arrieta had January knee surgery and looks readyIt was just over a year ago, on March 12, 2018, that free agent starting pitcher Jake Arrieta finally found a team for his services. Somewhat surprisingly, that team was the Philadelphia Phillies.His choice was a bit of a surprise in that the Phillies were still trying to find a … Continue reading Jake Arrieta returning to form will be a major key for 2019 Phillies success

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Drew Anderson, Jerad Eickhoff provide back-end Phillies rotation insurance

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'FKuFF6AETjZZxof8RwoqQA',sig:'JtTthBgtM10x3xyzWl99JO1vZKbRQQVkLffwokUZpFk=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1136819437',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsZach Eflin has had a solid spring at back of Phillies rotationAs the club’s decision-makers have whittled away at the final Opening Day roster decisions over the last week or so, both the starting lineup and starting pitching rotation have solidified.The regular starting lineup will see Rhys Hoskins, Cesar Hernandez, Jean … Continue reading Drew Anderson, Jerad Eickhoff provide back-end Phillies rotation insurance

First two home runs from Bryce Harper lead Phillies to spring romp

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'i0fKjvnuSQdTs3BDx55YPw',sig:'xUApwbwy-brt8vu9AD--kAQs9SdFk3xkF3a4gcAjYG0=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1134292799',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsBryce Harper homers twice in Grapefruit League victoryIt has happened 184 times over his first seven regular seasons in Major League Baseball and another five times in the postseason. There were even a few launched during spring training. But all of those happened in another uniform.This afternoon for … Continue reading First two home runs from Bryce Harper lead Phillies to spring romp

Chase Utley to join the broadcasting ranks during first season in retirement

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'02eUduXJQJBScKHNaS-KNw',sig:'RK691ECLgBvKC8JcMzhRkVBSu4Ycz3nlZEemiUlJz7M=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1008680440',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsOfficially retired as a player, Utley will remain involved in the gameThe ball player who grew to be known around Phillies Nation as ‘The Man’ appeared in his final big-league game on September 30, 2018. Stepping to the plate as a pinch-hitter for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Utley struck … Continue reading Chase Utley to join the broadcasting ranks during first season in retirement

Join fan polling for Wall of Fame ‘March Madness’

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'q-o_umMJQYV_dhZeKG-k3Q',sig:'KcPzkIC1bsgN-kesCunhmU0EW6M6zrh3Vw-lVpUq2oY=',w:'594px',h:'479px',items:'589035036',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsManuel, Thome, Carlton (L-R) are part of March MadnessThe calendar showing that it is the third week in March can mean only one thing. Okay, two. Alright, alright, at least three things. The first thing is that Spring has arrived! It was a long, cold winter. But now … Continue reading Join fan polling for Wall of Fame ‘March Madness’